Kea Wilson interviews author Melody Hoffman about why protected bike lanes aren't always the best way to get people biking and why a more comprehensive, community-based strategy is needed.
The American Conservative recently ran a thoughtful and resoundingly positive review of our new book, Thoughts on Building Strong Towns, Volume III.
This is how you start (and win) a conversation about repealing minimum parking requirements.
It's time to push back against the typical media narratives about parking in our towns.
We can build compact, walkable cities in an adaptable and economically inclusive manner — no high-rise towers needed.
In times like this, where we're asking cities to innovate and to do more with less, we should be adding tools to the local government toolbox, not removing them.
In the inaugural podcast of 2018, Rachel hosts a conversation with Chuck Marohn to discuss fresh content, recent favorite books and exciting announcements to kick off the new year.
Our culture seems to increasingly value efficiency over almost everything else. That's foolish.
Today we're unveiling a new tool for connecting with local Strong Towns advocates.
Strong Towns advocates need to think for themselves, analyze different actions and optimize in the face of overwhelming complexity. Here's how to get started.
This is our last week of publishing for the year. Have a wonderful holiday! We'll see you in 2018.
This fall, Strong Towns had the chance to present a Curbside Chat in Washington, DC co-hosted by The American Conservative and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Here's the video.
We can make low risk, high returning investments in our cities while improving the quality of life for people, particularly those who are not benefiting from the current approach.
The consequence for minor lapses in judgment shouldn’t be death.
Chuck and Rachel ask for help in choosing new intro music for the podcast, plus they share their list of favorite podcast episodes from the year.
In this formative series, we lay out the value and importance of incremental development — and why it must be the only path forward if we want to build strong towns.
Many people leave the city and head for the suburbs once they have children. I did the opposite.
Here are our 6 most talked about and beloved podcast episodes from the year.
Improving a city doesn't take a lot of money. It just takes courage.
Lexington, KY offered my young parents an affordable home and a good life decades ago. If we want that opportunity to be available for the next generation, we're going to need to remove a lot of barriers to development.